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Battery Disposal Safety

Household Batteries
Household Batteries



be placed in Garbage or Recycling Carts

Batteries can cause FIRES in Garbage Trucks, Recycling and Waste Facilities

Household Batteries
Waste Truck Driver in front of truck

Help Keep our employees and all Waste Industry Workers Safe!

Disposal Options

Waste Hauler Specific Options:

Waste Management

Waste Management

Residential customers may place household AAA, AA, B, C, D and small button batteries in a clear sealed bag taped to the top of the blue recyclable cart for collection.

Tric-Cities Disposal & Recycling

Tri-Cities Disposal & Recycling Service

Tri-Cities Disposal & Recycling now offers FREE curbside collection of household batteries for residential customers.


1) Place 9V, AA, AAA, C, D, and button or hearing aid batteries in a clear zip-top plastic bag

2) Place the bag ON TOP of the lid of your BLUE mixed recycling cart on your regular trash collection day

3) Our driver will pick up the bag and deliver it to a collection facility for recycling.

Do NOT include any other type/size of battery (these can be recycled at our annual cleanup events or at drop off locations below)
Do NOT place bag inside of the recycling cart (this is very dangerous and can be hazardous to our recycling staff!)
Do NOT include any other type of item in the bag 

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Republic Services

Drop off locations available in Salinas (locations below) or order a mail back kit directly from Republic Services.

Drop Off Locations

Bring Household Batteries to any of these locations 


SVR Household Hazardous Waste Facility

139 Sun Street, Salinas

Cesar Chavez Library

615 Williams Road , Salinas

El Gabilan Library

1400 N. Main Street , Salinas

John Steinbeck Library

350 Lincoln Avenue, Salinas


SVR Johnson Canyon Landfill

31400 Johnson Canyon Road

Gonzales Branch Library

 851 Fifth Street

Calabro Plumbing & True Value

110 Alta Street


Soledad Branch Library

401 Gabilan Drive

City Hall

248 Main Street (831) 678-3963


Greenfield Branch Library

315 El Camino Real

Rancho San Miguel

500 Walnut Street

City Hall

599 El Camino Real

King City

SVR Jolon Transfer Station

25654 Jolon Road

Rite Aid

540 Canal Street

King City Branch Library

404 Broadway Street

City Hall

212 S. Vanderhurst Avenue

San Ardo


San Ardo Branch Library

62350 College Street

Prunedale Branch Library

17822 Moro Road

Prevent Disaster!

Dispose Batteries Properly

Household Hazardous Waste Facility 

Salinas Valley Recycles cares about you, our environment and our staff. Find out about all of the Hazardous Waste we handle and dispose properly.